Optimum Online Adds Financial Tracking Software


Optimum Online will be offering its customers a way to track their
investments in real time thanks to a deal cut with Money.net.

Under the deal, the Cablevision Services Corp. cable modem service will offer
its customers a free trials of Money.net’s financial tracking software,
including a 30-day trial of Screamer, which allows customers to monitor the
value of their investment portfolio in real-time s well as round up market data
drawn from the same sources professional financial providers and institutions

It also offers a 90-day free trial of Real-Time Wireless Stock Alerts,
delivering updates to compatible wireless phones, pagers, PDAs and e-mail
accounts; and a 30-day trial of News, Smart Charts and a Level II Viewer, which
provide coverage of financial events, equities and trending information,
analysis of securities.

After the trial periods, customers who opt to buy into the software will
receive a 25% discount.

'Great online tools, like professional-grade, real-time financial quotes from
Money.net, become even more valuable when paired with a reliable, high-speed
broadband connection,' said Gemma Toner, Cablevision’s senior vice president of
high-speed data product, in a release.

“Optimum Online’s average speeds blaze past dial-up and DSL options, enabling
our customers to change the way they use and access information from the web
whether for investment, education or entertainment purposes.”